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Peter & Delveen Wakefield
Avalon Homestead

ph 08 9574 5050 | mob 0409 574 505

381 Julimar Road, Toodyay WA 6566
PO Box 845, Toodyay WA 6566

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discover the Avon Valley
 

There are so many things to see and do as you wind your way through the Avon Valley. Make your visit to Avalon Homestead a memorable one and check out some of these fantastic places to visit along the way. We look forward to seeing you soon.

View Avalon's Tour Maps and refer to the numbers for the location of the businesses listed below.

Perth - Toodyay Map | Toodyay Town Map

Which Route will you take?

Alternative 1: Leave Midland via Toodyay Road. (most direct route to Toodyay)
Alternative 2: Leave Midland via Gt Eastern Highway

Suggestions for Day Visits based from Avalon Homestead

 

 

 

Alternative 1: Leave Midland via Toodyay Road. (most direct route to Toodyay)

1. Jane Brook Estate Winery | 229 Toodyay Road, Middle Swan

The beautifully rustic Jane Brook cellar is open every day for tasting and sales. A range of delicious gourmet platters are served during winter in the heated cellar, or, in the warmer months in the garden courtyards and jarrah decking overlooking Jane Brook. A wonderful meeting place to travel to Toodyay. The Gift Shop stocks a selection of special wines, wine accessories, gift items and gourmet food products. Also Fermented Gold Sparkling Wine, an exclusive product, packaged in a clear handmade imported bottle, and presented in a black & gold box - a perfect gift for that person who has everything!!

ph: 9274 1432 | open 7 days per week, 10 am - 5 pm. Bookings required for lunches. | www.janebrook.com.au



 
 

2. Noble Falls | Toodyay Road, approx 5 kms past Gidgegannup townsite

Public Picnic Area, and walk trials.
Turn opposite the old Noble Falls Tavern, approx 25 kms up Toodyay Road from Midland.



 
 

3. Cherith Grove Cafe | Lot 122 Mayo Road, Gidgegannup

Sample the Olive Oils, pizza, coffee, soup, tasting plates, cakes and more.
Turn into Mayo Road, Cafe 400 metres on the left.
ph: 9574 6855 | open Saturday and Sunday 11 am - 5 pm and Public Holidays 12 noon - 5 pm
Open for Lunch by arrangement other days for group of 10+



 
 

5. Auzzie Kid Mohair | 3456 Toodyay Road, Gidgegannup

Margaret and Garry have been breeding Angora Goats for many years and want to share their experience with outstanding qualities of the natural fibre. Offering a range of garments, & products.
Approx 12 kms from Gidgegannup townsite. Viewing by appointment

www.aussiekidmohair.com.au/



 
 

7. Hoddywell Archery Park (Toodyay - Clackline Road, Toodyay)

Have a go at archery. Hire necessary equipment from $12 - $50 (9 target family fun Beginners Trail), Visit archery museum and display of antique bows and equipment, also selling archery equipment.
Toodyay Road, turn into Clackline Road 4 kms.

ph: 9574 2410 | open Sunday, Monday Tuesday and Wednesday, 9.30 am - 5 pm. | www.hoddywell.com.au



 
 

8. Free Range Emu Farm | Toodyay - Clackline Road, Toodyay

View adult emus, nests and chicks in their enclosed but natural bush setting. They can also view the incubation and hatching process when in season. The emu shop offers emu products, such as leather garments, carved and non-carved eggs, therapeutic oils, cosmetics, soap, feathers and emu meat. Ice-creams, cool drinks, tea and coffee are also available. BBQ facility available. Tours (40 Minutes) $5
Toodyay Road, turn into Clackline Road 7kms.

ph: 9574 1415 | open 7 days a week, 10 am - 4 pm. | www.emufarm.iinet.net.au



 
 

Avalon Homestead

Arrive and explore Avalon: Accommodation 16 room/32 people, (inc. Ind ensuites), fully catered retreats.



 
 

Alternative 2: Leave Midland via Gt Eastern Highway

9. Great Southern Gallery | 1727 Great Southern Hwy, Woottating

Viewing of many different Artists and Australian made products. Tea, Coffee and Cakes available.
Turn right at the Lakes (towards York) 17 kms. (approx 40 minutes from Midland)

ph: 9572 6158 | open Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 10 am - 5 pm. By arrangement open Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday for group of 10+ | www.greatsoutherngallery.com.au



 
 

10. Avon Brook Wines | 245 Benrua Road, Clackline

Boutique Winery and gift shop, including native American crafts. Tastings, coffee and cake, Lunch, gourmet cheese boards.
Gt Eastern Hwy to Clackline, turn at Kimberly Rd then right into Benrua Rd.

ph: 9574 1276 | open Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 10 am - 5 pm. Groups by appointment.
www.avonbrookwines.com.au


Clackline to Northam to Toodyay

 
 

11. Northam Town site

View the sights of Northam, including white swans on the Avon River, Morby Cottage 1836, Old Railway Station Museum 1886, memorabilia throughout the main street and Visitors Centre Display, The Northam Migrant Camp Exhibition “A Sense of Place” is open from 9 am to 4.30 pm weekdays, 9 am to 3.30 pm weekends.

Northam offers many choices for lunches coffee etc including The Rivers Edge Café is open Tuesday to Sunday, 9 am to 3.30 pm.

www.visitnortham.com.au | www.avonvalleywa.com.au



 
 

12. Rivermist Alpacas | 1010 Northam-Toodyay Road, Katrine

Discover the alpaca, angora goats, donkeys and aviaries. Guided tours at 11 am and 3 pm $3 ea. Devonshire Tea available on weekends.
Situated on the main road from Northam to Toodyay. 10 km from Northam/10 kms from Toodyay.

ph: 9622 5669 | open Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 10 am - 4 pm . Groups of 10+ by appointment.
www.rivermistalpacas.com.au



 
 

13. Place of Plenty | Northam-Toodyay Road, 1km from Toodyay turnoff

Place of Plenty, produce fresh olive oils with distinct flavours from several varieties of organically grown olives. Offering a range of award winning extra virgin olive oils.

ph: 9574 2132 | open 7 days a week, 10 am - 5 pm. Bookings required for lunches.
www.toodyay.com/accom_result1/place-of-plenty/-



 
 

Alternatively from Clackline to Toodyay

8. Free Range Emu Farm | Toodyay-Clackline Road, Toodyay

View adult emus, nests and chicks in their enclosed but natural bush setting. They can also view the incubation and hatching process when in season. The emu shop offers emu products, such as leather garments, carved and non-carved eggs, therapeutic oils, cosmetics, soap, feathers and emu meat. Ice-creams, cool drinks, tea and coffee are also available. BBQ facility available. Tours (40 Minutes) $5
Toodyay Road, turn into Clackline Road 7 kms.

ph: 9574 1415 | open 7 days a week, 10 am - 4 pm. | www.emufarm.iinet.net.au



 
 

7. Hoddywell Archery Park | Toodyay-Clackline Road, Toodyay

“Have a go” at archery. Hire necessary equipment from $12-50 (9 target family fun Beginners Trail), Visit archery museum and display of antique bows and equipment, also selling archery equipment.
Toodyay Road, turn into Clackline Road 4kms.

ph: 9574 2410 | open 9-30 - 5pm Sunday, Monday Tuesday and Wednesday.



 
 

14. Coorinja Winery | Toodyay Road

Situated 6 kms Perth side of Toodyay beside the picturesque Harpers Brook you'll find the historic brick and stone cellars of Coorinja Winery. Cellar door sales and tastings of the range of table and fortified wines are welcome.

ph: 9574 2280 | open Monday to Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm.



 
 

Avalon Homestead

Arrive and explore Avalon: Accommodation 16 room/32 people, (inc. Ind ensuites), fully catered retreats.



 
 

Suggestions for Day Visits based from Avalon Homestead

15. Cartref Park Country Gardens | Lot 66 Howard Road, Toodyay

6 acres of gardens designed to create a place of peace and tranquillity in all seasons. Large variety of native plants, citrus, roses, lavender, and many more creating beautiful areas including 4 water features and a secret garden. $3 entry fee.
Julimar Road 15 km, turn into Sandspring Road 1.5 kms, turn right into Howard Road approx 1.5 kms.

ph: 9574 2295 | open April - November, Tuesday - Sunday and Public Holidays, 9 am - 4 pm. Or by arrangement.



 
 

16. Oliomio Olive and Lavender Farm | 439 Parkland Drive Toodyay

Local produce Tastings/Refreshments, Talk and tour of the farm and a visit to the display room where all our products are for sale. Group bookings (minimum 15) $4, (Carers $3.50) for tastings including olive oil, tapenade, dukkah, lavender biscuits, lavender apple jelly, lavender mustard and self-help tea, coffee or home-made cordial.
Julimar Road 15kms, turn left at Parkland Drive for approx 5km.

ph: 9574 5786 | open April - November, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays, 10 am - 4 pm. Or by arrangement.
www.inet.net.au/-oliomio



 
 

17. Earth Sculptures | 17 Frances Street Toodyay

Paula can be viewed creating her original garden art including the Original Smoking Dragon, Earth Fairies Smoking Toodyay Swagman, and many more original productions.  As well as other uniquie gifts hand made in Toodyay for sale in the shop. The studio is surrounded by beautiful cottage gardens.

ph: 9574 2116

Spencer's Bush Art

Pyrography, the art of woodburning. Spence can be viewed doing phyrography by arrangment at Earth Sculptures.



 
 

18. Bee Happy Wildflower & Honey Farm | 63 Sandplain Road, Toodyay

Colin and his partner Ruth run Bee Happy® Apiaries & Candle Co. from the Wildflower & Honey Farm in Toodyay, and have a total of 400 commercial hives. Bee Happy has Organic Certification for pollen, honey and beeswax with NASAA (National Association for Sustainable Agriculture, Australia Limited). These products are on sale at the shop where you can also view the working bee display, and discuss the discovery walks ($5) Best months for viewing the Wildflowers are September and October. Picnic areas available.

ph: 9574 2857 | open 7 days a week, 10 am - 5 pm. (Closed during January) | www.beehappy.com.au



 
 

19. Toodyay Town site

Explore Toodyay town centre, including Connors Mill, Ye Olde Lolly Shoppe, Visitors Centre, Cola Cafe Museum. Toodyay is a beautiful quaint, historic town with lots to do. Please check out www.toodyay.com or phone the Toodyay Visitors Centre on 9574 2435. I am sure you will find the staff very helpful with a wealth of knowledge about the local area. Lots of nice places to explore for lunch.

www.colacafe.com.au| www.avonvalleywa.com.au



 
 

20. Esslemont Estate| Cnr Julimar & Timberden Drive, Julimar

Come and visit Esslemont Estate. View the processing plant and the vast olive grove...

ph: 9574 5419 | www.esslemontestate.com



 
 

Return to Avalon for rest and relaxation.



 
 

Enjoy your Dinner, maybe a 3 course roast dinner at Avalon?



 
 

Overnight stay at Avalon Homestead.